CTVA US Comedy - "Too Young To Go Steady" (NBC) (Summer 1959) (Sitcom) starring Brigid Bazlen

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Too Young To Go Steady (1959)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
mark <mfuncle@optonline.net> , Robert Leszczak
references:
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Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
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TOO YOUNG TO GO STEADY
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"Live" from New York
for
NBC (Thursdays)
Executive Producer David Susskind / Produced by Ronald Alexander
US Comedy series Summer 1959    7 episodes x 30 min 'live'
(14May59 - 25Jun59)
starring
Donald Cook as Tom Blake (father) (Don Ameche in original pilot)
Joan Bennett as Mary Blake (mother) (Polly Rowles in original pilot)
Brigid Bazlen as Pamela Blake (14 year old daughter) (Tuesday Weld in original pilot)
Martin Huston as Johnny Blake (17 year-old son)  (Doug Lambert in original pilot)
Lorna Gillam as Timmy Barnes (Joyce Bulifant  in original pilot)

Premise:
The innocent romantic adventures of Pamela Blake, a pretty 15-year-old
girl who is struggling to make the transition from tomboy to young lady.

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NBC Thursdays (14May59 - 25Jun59)

 [--] TOO YOUNG TO GO STEADY, original (unaired?) 1st pilot, no laugh track [verified -RL]
T/A - Talent Associates, in association with Screen Gems production
Executive Producer - David Susskind / Producer - Michael Abbott
Created & Written by Ronald Alexander
Director - Paul Bogart
Cast:
Don Ameche as Tom Blake (father)
Polly Rowles as Mary Blake (mother)
Tuesday Weld as Pamela Blake (teenage daughter)
Doug Lambert as Johnny Blake (teenage son)
Diane Tabban as Betty
Ronnie Welsh as Bob Shaw
Joyce Bulifant as Timmy Barnes
Heywood Hale Broun as Mr. Roop
Synopsis:
Pamela and Timmy are caught in Mr. Roop's history class passing notes. To
their embarrassment, Mr. Roop reads the note in class, and everyone finds out
that Pamela wants Bob to ask her to the prom. Bob DOES approach
Pamela after class, but just to ask her to a movie, not the prom. However,
Pamela's big brother, Johnny, has an idea. He promises that if she abandons
her tomboy garb and dresses like a real lady for the movie, Bob will ask her
to the prom. It seems logical, but somehow the whole scheme backfires.

[01] 5/14/59 2nd Pilot

[--] Too Young To Go Steady: FATHER TAKES UP GOLF [verified -RL]
Air Date Not Known
sponsored by OLDSMOBILE
( Florence Henderson & Bill Hayes in the commercials).
Starring:
Joan Bennett as Mrs. Blake
Donald Cook as Mr. Thomas Blake
Brigid Bazlen as Pam Blake (in the credits, it says she is available through co-operation with WGN-TV)
Martin Huston as Johnny
Guest Cast
Victor Thorley as Principal Sam Woodman
(coincidentally, there would be a Principal Woodman on WELCOME BACK, KOTTER, too)
James Mitchell as Mr. Johns
Lorna Gillam as Timmy
Clay Hall as Peter Brant
Produced and Created by Ronald Alexander
Directed by Frank Pacelli
Assoc. Producer - Murray Susskind
Technical Director - O. Tamburri
Synopsis:
Father takes up golf, but he's not very good at it. In fact, young Pam gives him some pointers to help
his game. Meanwhile, Pam has problems of her own. She's forgotten that a composition is due, and so she
cheats and copies an essay verbatim from Peter Brant without him knowing it. However, it's PETER who gets
in trouble and is ousted from the basketball team as a result. Pam then has to decide whether to let Peter
take the rap, or step up and prove her friendship but face suspension. [RL]
Of note - it's very hard to miss the huge NBC peacock in the Blake family fireplace. [RL]

[02] 5/21/59 Pam fails to land a part in the school play
[03] 5/28/29 The Anniversary Party
[04] 6/4/59 Cheating
[05] 6/11/59 Baseball
[06] 6/18/59 Sophomore Queen
[07] 6/25/59 Slam Book (final episode)


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